Recent Blog Posts

  • Tips for Adding Plants to Your Pond

    August 1, 2016
    Plants should be an integral part of any backyard pond, but how can you add plants to your pond for the best natural balance and easiest care?
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  • Pet Care During a Weather Emergency

    August 1, 2016
    Severe weather can be a stressful, frightening time, especially for a pet that has only ever known good care and a loving, friendly home.
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  • How to Avoid Unwanted Fish Breeding in Your Tank

    July 1, 2016
    You've got your aquarium beautifully balanced to be a healthy environment for the fish you've carefully selected, but you check the tank one day and you notice a number of tiny fry (baby fish) swimming happily around.
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  • Hermit Crab Care

    June 1, 2016
    Hermit crabs – despite their less than friendly name – can be the perfect first pets for kids or companions for anyone interested in coming out of their shell and enjoying a new pet. But these crabs do need proper care or they may just get crabby with their new owners!
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  • How to Breed Snakes

    June 1, 2016
    Snake breeding varies a little between different species but there are some basic precautions you should take a look at to make sure your snake is healthy, both before and after breeding. ‚óŹ Preparing to Breed: To prepare your pet snake for breeding, be sure to give it the proper amount of heat.
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  • Choosing a Cheap Pet

    May 1, 2016
    Pets can be a wonderful addition to the family, but they can also be an expensive imposition on a tight family budget. Fortunately, there are many ways to choose a cheap pet without getting less love and enjoyment from the relationship you will have with your new friend.
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  • Feeding your Pet Rabbit

    May 1, 2016
    When you’re feeding your pet rabbit you may be inclined just to use pellets. A diet high in pellets can lead to health problems so you will need to substitute other things in as well. Here are some other foods that should be included according to Lianne McLeod, DVM of About.
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  • Spring Pet Care Tips

    May 1, 2016
    The seasons are changing quickly this year, which may leave us unprepared to contend with all the things that come with warm weather, especially if you're a pet owner. There are a few things you should keep in mind when caring for your pet this spring and into the summer months.
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  • Ways to Keep Your Aquarium Clean

    April 1, 2016
    An aquarium can be a beautiful addition to any room, with crystal clear water, colorful corals, vibrant plants and elegant fish. When that aquarium gets dirty, however, it can quickly become an eyesore with murky water, overgrown algae, floating debris and sickly fish.
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  • Pond Algae and Water Clarity Issues

    April 1, 2016
    Algae is a natural part of any backyard pond and helps balance the pond's chemical composition and feed the fish, ducks and insects that rely on the pond's ecosystem.
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